Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has informed that About 8,900 NavIC SPS receivers were deployed for use by fishermen, Academic Institutes, R&D Organisations, vehicle trackers etc.
The recent developments in connection with NavIC Systems is as follows:
- ISRO has developed core technologies required for Standard Positioning Services (SPS) and Restricted Services (RS) services of IRNSS/NavIC.
- In order to miniaturize and provide cost-effective NavIC solution, ISRO is developing various Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) based modules through industries and in-house projects.
The estimated amount spent towards above mentioned initiatives is approx. `32.50 Cr.